Australian Open 2021 Stats: Round 3 & Day 7: Unique stats and Numbers
Australian Open 2021 Stats: Round 3 and Day 7: Unique stats and Numbers
We are one step closer to the Grand Slam finals. We continue to see many stories unfold, the heavyweights looking to further their story, while new underdogs are making their mark. Today we bring to you all the interesting numbers at the end of Day 7.
In our list of Australian Open 2021 stats for Round 3, it would not come as a surprise to learn that World no.1, Novak Djokovic, the Serbian international holds the record for the most number Australian Open wins in men’s singles with 8 Championships. Last winning the tournament in 2020. There won't be many who would bet against him furthering that count.
Hailing from Spain, El Nino, Spain’s raging bull, Rafael Nadal, has entered the fourth round setting up his match with Fabio Fognini after comfortably beating Cameron Norrie in Round 3.
Nadal having been tied with Roger Federer on 20, would be trying to one-up the latter trying to become the first player ever to win 21 Grand Slams. Another interesting one in our list of Australian Open 2021 stats for Round 3.
Next in our list of Australian Open 2021 stats is Daniil Medvedev. With wins dating back to November that includes title wins at the Paris 1000, the ATP Finals in London, and the ATP Cup, 25-year-old Daniil Medvedev is on a streak has gone 17 matches unbeaten.
He currently stands in the fourth round of Australian Open 2021 after his closely fought match against Filip Krajinovic, winning the deciding set.
Talk about pace and high flying action, The court pace index (CPI) recorded in the Australian Open 2021 reads 50, which stands to be one of the highest ever readings recorded in the tournament.
The index of 50 puts the court under the fast category which is the reason why the big servers seem to be enjoying success this edition.
The Last Russian to win a Grand Slam was Marat Safin back in 2015 who is retired now. The latest round of Australian Open 2021 has three Russian players remaining fighting to take the Grand Slam home, Aslan Karatsev, Daniil Medvedev, and Andrey Rublev.
Beating Felix Auger Aliassime, Karatsev has already booked his place in the quarter-finals while others are yet to play Round 4.
Casper Ruud looks to continue family traditions by becoming the 2nd Norwegian to make it to the last 16 of the Grand Slams. The first one being his father, Christian Ruud back in 1997.
But Casper Ruud has taken it further by becoming the first Norwegian ever to win an ATP title and to make it into the semi-finals of an ATP Tour Masters 1000 event.
Aslan Karatsev has now won 24 breakpoints in this edition of the Australian Open 2021, which stands to be highest in the Men’s Singles. The Women’s singles is headed by Sara Errani, who also has won 24 breakpoints.
Becoming the oldest player to make a last-eight debut in the Open Era, Taiwanese veteran Hsieh Su-Wei has finally succeeded after 16 years of trying.
Making her Grand Slam debut in 2005, She has never been able to go beyond the fourth round in the previous 37 attempts. The 35-year old overcame Marketa Vondrousova in the fourth round to achieve this feat.
Iga Swiatek, A Polish tennis player, claimed her 21st consecutive set in a Grand Slam, but Simona Halep ended the streak in the very next set going to win the match.
Swiatek has a career-high ranking of No. 17 in the world and is the highest-ranked teenager in women’s singles. She won the championship at French Open and is the only Polish player to win a Grand Slam singles title in history.
Russian tennis player, Asian Karatsev reached the quarter-final and became the first Grand Slam debutant to do so at a major since Romanian Alec Radulescu at Wimbledon in 1996 and only the seventh in the Open Era.
Since Australia’s Bernard Tomic, he is the first qualifier to achieve the feat and only the third ever at the Australian Open. How is that for an interesting fact in the list of Australian Open 2021 stats?
Nick Krygios leads the highest number of aces in the tournament with 69 aces as he ends his tournament with a loss against Dominic Thiem. While the Women’s singles is dominated by the Japanese National Naomi Osaka with 31 aces, who has progressed into the quarter-finals and will face the in-form Hsieh Su-Wei.
The final one in our list of Australian Open 2021 stats sees eight-time Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic defeated Milos Raonic in four sets to advance to the quarters and register his 300th grand slam win.
Having torn a muscle in the last round the Serbian had shown signs of pain and the match was a great test of his fitness. It's’ yet to be seen if Djokovic and makes it all the way to the final.
With more play left, we are sure to see some exciting matchups as we inch closer and closer to our new Grand Slam Champions. Let us know which numbers intrigued you the most. Looking forward to another round of play, Stay tuned for the next set of peculiar numbers and Australian Open 2021 Stats.